Definition of plumbic in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈpləmbik/


1Of lead with a valence of four; of lead (IV). Compare with plumbous.
Example sentences
  • Alternatively, there is lead(IV) nitrate and plumbic nitrate.
1.1 Medicine Caused by the presence of lead.


Late 18th century: from Latin plumbum 'lead' + -ic.

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Syllabification: plum·bic

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